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Course Unit Title : Fluid Mechanics
Course Unit Code : TMB214
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 2
Semester : 3.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 3,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Recognizing of fluids, and fluid techniques.
Making static calculations according to basic properties of fluids.
Making dynamic calculations according to the basic properties of fluids.
Calculation of pipe systems, and comparison with each other.
Calculation of open canal systems, and comparison with each other.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Application areas of fluid mechanics. Fluid statics, fluid dynamics, fluid kinematics.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Enhance students about technical knowledge of fluid mechanics and their properties in agricultural applications.
Course Aims : Teaching students about theoretical and practical knowledge of students about basic properties of fluids, fluid statics, fluid dynamics, fluid kinematics, friction in pipe flow and open channel flow in agricultural applications.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Visual presentations and notes of weekly practises
Additional Resources : Ilgaz, C., Karahan, M.E. ve Bulu , A., 1993. Akışkanlar Mekaniği ve Hidrolik Problemleri. Çağlayan Kitabevi, 440 s., İstanbul.
Keskin, R. ve Güner, M., 2004. Akışkanlar Mekaniği. Ankara Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları: 1541, Ders kitabı: 494, 261 s., Ankara.
Peker, S. ve Helvacı, Ş.Ş., 2003. Akışkanlar Mekaniği. Literatür Yayıncılık, 767 s., İstanbul.
Material Sharing
Documents : Theoretical materials of lecture and their visual presentations
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
16 3 48  
Homeworks :
0 0 0  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 40
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 General properties of the fluids. Application fields of fluid mechanics. Dimensions and units, the ideal gas law, viscosity.
2 General properties of the fluids; rheology, elasticity modulus, sound velocity and mach number, vapor pressure, surface stress.
3 Fluid statics: Hydrostatic basic balance equation and variable pressure. Atmospheric temperature, and its pressure variation.
4 Fluid statics: Effect of hydrostatic forces on the surfaces flat. Effect of hydrostatic forces on the surfaces curved. Buoyant force of fluids.
5 Fluid dynamics: Newton's second law. Flow line. Sample problems (flow measurements) and solutions.
6 Fluid dynamics; rate of flow for pipes and used equipment (orifice; curls; and venture meter)
7 Kinematics of fluids; velocity field, Lagrange, and Euler flow, one, two and three-dimensional flows, flow types (regularly, irregular, homogeneous and inhomogeneous flows).
8 Viscous (Friction) flow in pipes; general characteristics of pipe flow, and the flow types in pipes.
9 Viscous (Friction) flow in pipes; the pressure drop in pipes and calculating of friction losses.
10 Viscous (Friction) flow in pipes; calculation of pipe friction loss; calculation of friction loss with the experimental formula, analysis of piping systems
11 Viscous (Friction) flow in pipes; the branches of pipelines, pipelines with pumps, flow measurements in pipes.
12 Open channel flows (free surface flows); general characteristics of open channel flow, and flow types, the equality of energy in open channels
13 Open channel flows (free surface flows); Critical depth critical velocity for channels which triangle or trapezoid-shaped. The flow on the channel that has uniform depth. Calculation of the most appropriate cross section on channels.
14 Pumps and experiments of pumping systems